Kathmandu, April 29 (IANS) Bollywood playback singer Udit Narayan, who left his village home in southern Nepal almost three decades ago to carve out a flourishing career in neighbouring India, plans to return to his roots with a film in Nepali.
Sunday, April 29, 2007 10:52:19 AM
Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) A 27-year-old born and brought up in India's Manali town became the first known exiled Tibetan to return to Tibet to raise the banner of revolt against China and the International Olympic Committee's decision to allow Beijing to host the 2008 Olympic Games.
Saturday, April 28, 2007 3:57:43 PM
Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor Manisha Koirala's father Prakah Koirala has put his hat in Nepal's political ring again, registering a new party to take part in a critical election that will decide his mentor King Gyanendra's fate.
Saturday, April 28, 2007 9:39:42 AM
Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) At least three Indians are on a fast unto death in a prison in Kathmandu, demanding amnesty from the government of Nepal that has recently freed several Maoist guerrillas jailed for crimes ranging from murder to bombing.
Saturday, April 28, 2007 9:34:07 AM
Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) Brides are generally fussed over and pampered, but not in one Nepal village where newly married women starve themselves so they don't need to go to the toilet - because there are none and it would embarrass the family if they went to the fields in the day.
Saturday, April 28, 2007 8:37:14 AM
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Mohan Gopal Khetan, one of Nepal's top Marwari businessmen whose ventures ranged from banks to breweries and insurance to instant noodles, succumbed to a heart attack here Thursday night.
Friday, April 27, 2007 2:13:15 PM
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Mt Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, has claimed its first victim this year, taking the toll to over 200.
Friday, April 27, 2007 12:31:41 PM
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) There is finally light at the end of the tunnel for over 100,000 Bhutanese refugees, with the US offering to rescue them from the ghettos in Nepal, where they have been languishing for nearly two decades.
Friday, April 27, 2007 12:23:18 PM
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) As Nepal's new eight-party government celebrated the first anniversary of the overthrow of King Gyanendra's regime with three days' pomp, the Terai plains in the south continued to burn with 33 lawyers held captive by an ethnic group and then freed.
Friday, April 27, 2007 10:15:03 AM
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Three people were killed in fresh violence in Nepal's southern Terai plains even as the nation celebrated the first anniversary of the restoration of democracy after the fall of King Gyanendra's government.
Thursday, April 26, 2007 4:42:29 PM
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